raise (one's) voice

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raise (one's) voice

To speak or shout loudly, especially out of anger. I know you're upset, but there's no need to raise your voice. Don't raise your voice to the kids, it's not their fault!
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raise one's voice (to someone)

Fig. to speak loudly or shout at someone in anger. Don't you dare raise your voice to me! I'm sorry. I didn't mean to raise my voice.
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raise one's voice

Talk louder, either to be heard more clearly or in anger, as in You'll have to raise your voice if you expect the audience to hear you, or Don't you raise your voice at me! [Late 1300s]
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raise your ˈvoice

speak in a louder voice, often because you are angry: Don’t raise your voice at me. It wasn’t my fault.They heard raised voices and saw two men engaged in an argument.
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The newspaper recognises community reporters who raised their voice on issues that they felt were important, relevant and required immediate attention.
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Theologians told college students to blame the Humanists and the Age of Enlightenment for crimes committed against nature, and people in the audience raised their voices in protest.
There, nine years ago, Chinese citizens of all ages raised their voices for democracy,'' Clinton said.
The week before Bent began to circulate in media screening rooms, a dissonant chorus of Orthodox rabbis raised their voices in protest of a Holocaust museum about to open in New York City.